Staker Parson Companies Earns Three Diamond Achievement Commendations
August 25, 2010
OGDEN, Utah–The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced that three of Staker Parson Companies hot-mix asphalt (HMA) plants have earned NAPA’s 2010 Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence in Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant/Site Operations. The Brigham, Smithfield and Ogden HMA plants, all located in Utah, were honored with the award. 2010 marks the seventh consecutive year that Staker Parson has received at least one Diamond Achievement Commendation.
According to a press release issued by NAPA, The Diamond Achievement Commendation is an honor in which a company can take great pride. It clearly demonstrates a coprorate commitment to excellence with a community focus. NAPA also notes on their website that many asphalt plants are now in the midst of communities, making it imperative that HMA plants demonstrate good corporate citizenship and neighbor-friendly operations.
The Diamond Achievement Commendation program was launched in 1999 to provide an avenue for HMA operations to set and reach goals that allow for continuous improvement.The unique and voluntary self-assessment program addresses six essential facets of responsible HMA operations: appearance, operations, environmental practices, safety, permitting and regulatory compliance and community relations.
Earning the Commendation exemplifies the commitment to excellence in all aspects of HMA facilities and symbolizes continuous improvement in operations and community relations.